Synonyms for erode
|Grammar : Verb|
|Spell : ih-rohd|
|Phonetic Transcription : ɪˈroʊd|
Top 10 synonyms for erode Other synonyms for the word erode
Définition of erodeOrigin :
- 1610s, a back-formation from erosion, or else from French éroder, from Latin erodere "to gnaw away, consume" (see erosion). Related: Eroded; eroding. Originally of acids, ulcers, etc.; geological sense is from 1830.
- verb deteriorate; wear away
- This limit of the level of the sea beneath which they cannot erode is known as baselevel.
- Extract from : « The Elements of Geology » by William Harmon Norton
- Secure in its grip, these are used as graving-tools to erode its bed.
- Extract from : « The Home of the Blizzard » by Douglas Mawson
- There has not been time to erode them away since the Pleistocene glaciation.
- Extract from : « Climatic Changes » by Ellsworth Huntington
- It has been, and is being, created by sediments from the many torrents that erode the interior mountains.
- Extract from : « Area Handbook for Albania » by Eugene K. Keefe
- To erode a stratum 5000 feet thick will require at this rate thirty million years.
- Extract from : « Pioneers of Science » by Oliver Lodge
- They were, I think, harder than metal, yet they had been here long enough for the elements to erode them into featureless shards.
- Extract from : « Where the World is Quiet » by Henry Kuttner
- When Erode saw this, he said: "I think it is hard to tug at a rope with a strong man."
- Extract from : « The Danish History, Books I-IX » by Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
- The area up-stream from the culvert will not erode below the level of the top of the box at the inlet end.
- Extract from : « American Rural Highways » by T. R. Agg
- It would take a lot of time to erode away that much massive stone.
- Extract from : « The Egyptian Cat Mystery » by Harold Leland Goodwin
- As a result, there is a substantial defense imbalance that will erode fighting power.
- Extract from : « Shock and Awe » by Harlan K. Ullman
Antonyms for erode
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